TABLE-Dallas Fed Texas April manufacturing activity 21.1

April 26 (BestGrowthStock) – Details of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Dallas’ Texas monthly manufacturing index released on Monday.

Following are details from the survey. Only some items are
seasonally adjusted:

Expected 6

April March months

Index Index Index
General Business Activity 21.1 7.2 23.1
Production 18.2 8.7 35.1
Capacity utilization 20.6 14.9 33.0
Volume of new orders 15.8 10.9 30.5
Growth rate of orders 19.6 8.6 26.2
Unfilled orders 8.9 7.4 7.7
Volume of shipments 14.6 1.6 28.7
Delivery time 4.3 -7.8 -2.2
Materials inventories 2.2 7.8 13.0
Finished goods inventories -6.5 0.0 6.5
Prices paid for raw materials 42.1 39.3 47.2
Prices received
for finished goods 2.9 -3.3 16.5
Wages and benefits 16.3 4.5 29.6
Number of employees 9.8 2.8 17.6
Average employee workweek 22.8 13.5 18.4
Capital expenditures 1.1 -7.8 9.9

Expected 6

April March months

Index Index Index
How has the 26.4 7.1 19.6
outlook for your
company changed?

NOTES:

The index measures Texas’ factory activity. Readings above
zero indicate expansion and negative levels contraction.

Investment

TABLE-Dallas Fed Texas April manufacturing activity 21.1